Groups file challenge to Lake Michigan water diversion approval for Foxconn development

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Several environmental groups being represented by Midwest Environmental Advocates have filed a legal petition under the Great Lakes Compact to challenge the DNR's approval to divert up to 7 million gallons per day for Foxconn and related developments in Mount Pleasant.
Mount Pleasant, which currently gets its water from Racine and returns wastewater to the city's treatment plant, is known as a straddling community, with part of it in the Great Lakes Basin and the other part in the Mississippi River basin. DNR approval is needed in order for the city to provide Lake Michigan water to the portio...

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